An excellent opportunity to apply your natural resource expertise in beautiful Northern B.C.
The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development is part of the BC Public Service and is responsible for land and resource management in BC. We ensure the sustainable management of forests, wildlife, water and other land-based resources and work with Indigenous and rural communities to strengthen and diversify economies. We support activities that provide environmental, economic, cultural and social benefits to all British Columbians.
As the Skeena Together for Wildlife Habitat Team Lead you will be managing professional biologists for the Skeena implementation team for the habitat portion of the Together for... Wildlife Strategy. Areas of focus include wildlife habitat objective setting, management, monitoring and cumulative effects assessment, implications of landscape change on wildlife species, habitat supply modelling, practice recommendations at the site and landscape levels, habitat supply models, and First Nations traditional land use and traditional ecological knowledge.
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The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.
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Qualifications for this role include:
· Degree in biological sciences or equivalent.
· Registered (or immediately eligible) as a Registered Professional Biologist (RP Bio) in B.C. with the College of Applied Biology within six months of employment.
· Experience interpreting and applying environmental management legislation and policy.
· Experience leading staff in project or field settings.
· Experience in public and First Nations consultation processes on ecosystem management issues.
?For more information and to apply online by December 1, 2020, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/72816 Smithers BC
Skeena Together for Wildlife Habitat Team Lead Smithers BC Public Service Smithers